Transportation means moving people or things from one place to another.
|10.1 Transportation||Importance of transportation in the chain of distribution.
Characteristics of different methods: road, rail, air, sea, waterway, pipeline. Factors affecting choice of method. Modes of transport e.g. passenger train, ferry, delivery van.
Benefits to a business of having own transport.
|10.2 Containerisation||Main features; advantages. Reasons for increased use.|
|10.3 Other trends in transportation||Modern developments and trends in the handling of goods and passengers e.g. charter transport, growth of air freight, express road routes, changes in use of rail transport.|
|10.4 Transport documents||Delivery/consignment note; bill of lading, air waybill. Key information and purposes of each.|
|10.5 Ports and airports||Services offered at seaports and airports.|